The process adopted by a steel factory in France which supplies considerable quantities of Thomas rails to the French National Railways and to railways in several other countries is described. The chemical composition of the Thomas rail steel is shown and is compared to the British standard. The physical tests for the steel ingots and the internal controls are briefly described. The service performance of the Thomas rails is discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Srinivasan, M
  • Publication Date: 1956-1-27

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 98-100
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00039952
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM